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2014 Press Releases

Press releases from 2014.

  • Youth Group raise money for limbless veterans as part of National Citizen Service

    Youth Group raise money for limbless veterans as part of National Citizen Service

    10 December 2014

    A group of young people aged 16 and 17 have raised nearly £1,000 for Blesma, The Limbless Veterans over four weeks. The group of 14 carried out a num…

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  • Royal Artillery Captain to donate proceeds of sketch book to military charities

    Royal Artillery Captain to donate proceeds of sketch book to military charities

    9 December 2014

    Captain Alex Biddulph of 26th Regiment, Royal Artillery has published a book of sketches he drew while on an operational tour in Afghanistan earlier t…

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  • Blesma and Anglia Ruskin University research draws attention to the unique challenges faced by families of injured Service personnel

    Blesma and Anglia Ruskin University research draws attention to the unique challenges faced by families of injured Service personnel

    26 November 2014

    A policy shift towards family-centred care for injured veterans has been called for in a report by Anglia Ruskin University’s Veterans and Families In…

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  • Bolton Wanderers FC visit limbless veterans’ care home

    Bolton Wanderers FC visit limbless veterans’ care home

    25 November 2014

    Representatives from Bolton Wanderers Football Club visited Blesma’s Blackpool Home meeting the elderly residents who are all veterans, mainly from th…

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  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club raise £10,000 for Blesma from limited edition shirt sales

    Bolton Wanderers Football Club raise £10,000 for Blesma from limited edition shirt sales

    13 November 2014

    Bolton Wanderers Football Club have raised £10,000 for Blesma through the sale of their limited edition military green third shirts. Blesma are the cl…

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  • Feature-length documentary of record-breaking challenge to premiere in London

    Feature-length documentary of record-breaking challenge to premiere in London

    3 November 2014

    The London premiere of ‘As The Crow Flies’ – a feature-length documentary of the Beeline Britain challenge – will be shown at the Royal Geographical S…

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